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US lateral market heats up

Mar 22, 2011 Lateral hiring in the US increased by 38 per cent to 2,300 hires last year, after two years of declining activity on the lateral market. Lateral hires of associates jumped by 61 per cent, while lateral hiring of partners…

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IBM invents a 'digital associate'

Feb 17, 2011 Robert Weber, the general counsel of IBM, says that that the company is developing a kind of digital associate called Watson. According to Weber, Watson is ‘a vast, self-contained database loaded with all of the…

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Lawyer appraisals - DOs and DON'Ts

Feb 2, 2011 Here is an interesting article on law firm appraisals. It takes a look at the utility of providing feedback and professional development opportunities, and discusses the different models for the appraisal process. The…

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